Network Engineer Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$74,000
$57,000
Min 10%
$74,000
Median 50%
$96,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Hulu
Highest Paying City
San Francisco, CA
Highest Paying State
Maryland
Average Experience Level
3.1 years
How much does a network engineer make?
Network Engineers in America make an average salary of $74,393 per year or $35.77 per hour. The top 10 percent of earners make over $96,000 annually, whereas the bottom 10 percent of earners make under $57,000 per year. Technology companies and Professional companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Maryland, South Dakota, California, Montana, and Virginia are some of the states with the best Network Engineer salaries in the US. The typical employment in the position spans 3.1 years.

Average Network Engineer Salary By Location

Across America, Network Engineers make on average $74,393 annually or $35.77 hourly. The city with the highest Network Engineer salary is San Francisco, CA at $92,036 per year. The average starting salary in San Francisco, CA for Network Engineers is $64,000. Some of the states with the best Network Engineer salaries are Maryland, South Dakota, California, Montana, Virginia, New York, and New Jersey. Alaska, Oklahoma, Idaho, Louisiana, and Kentucky are at the bottom for competitive pay.

Map of Network Engineer Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Network Engineers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:

Average Network Engineer Salary By Company

There is good job security in Network Engineer positions. Some industries offer better pay and benefit packages than others. Technology companies and Professional companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. Hulu and Twitter are the best paying companies for Network Engineers. Also, companies like Bloomberg and SAP America pay their Network Engineers very well.
Company
Average Salary
$139,817
$140k
$131,645
$132k
$131,366
$131k
$125,733
$126k
$125,537
$126k
$124,460
$124k
$123,283
$123k
$123,143
$123k

Average Network Engineer Pay By Industry

The type of industry that a Network Engineer works in can influence their earning potential. Our data shows that Health Care companies, Technology companies, and Finance companies tend to have the highest salaries for Network Engineers. Salaries for Network Engineers in Health Care companies average $77,800 annually, while Technology companies and Finance companies pay $75,622 and $74,352, respectively. The average salary for Network Engineers in the Manufacturing industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $70,932.
Industry
Average Salary
Health Care
Health Care
$77,800
$78k
Technology
Technology
$75,622
$76k
Finance
Finance
$74,352
$74k
Telecommunication
Telecommunication
$72,563
$73k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$70,932
$71k

Network Engineer Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Network Engineer Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Network Engineer can range from $39,027 to $122,590 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

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Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
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